24h & 9 IDEAS TO LIVE BETTER WITH BREAST CANCER

On June 28, CUF Descobertas held the first CUF Hackathon dedicated to breast cancer. During 24 hours, 41 students distributed among 9 teams embraced the challenge to come up with innovative ideas to support women during their treatment

During the first day, teams had the opportunity to share and validate their ideas with patients, cancer survivors and some José de Mello Saúde professionals. José Bastos, CEO of Knok (Grow Health Startup) held a presentation on “How to Pitch”

After 24 hours, the teams pitched their ideas to a jury panel and the winner was the Zerny Project – a solution for breast cancer signs & symptoms intelligent monitorization. The winner received 1.500€ and a possible Summer Internship at José de Mello Saúde to further develop the idea in the scope of Grow Health

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